a jar of kindness & chocolate hazelnut spread

Vegan homemade chocolate and hazelnut spread | conifères & feuillus

No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted. -Aesop

I have the best neighbours. The kind that appear out of thin air to give your car a push when your wheels are spinning on an icy driveway, but otherwise, you would not even fathom that a family of four lived next door. How they figured out that my children were being deprived of a great childhood joy, I don’t know. But early this year, my neighbour ringed our doorbell, holding two jars of homemade yumness. One of these jars contained homemade Nutella.Vegan homemade chocolate and hazelnut spread | conifères & feuillus
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sesame seed candy with tahini

til ka ladoo with tahini | conifères et feuillus food blog

The food you eat can be either the safest and most powerful form of medicine, or the slowest form of poison.  -Ann Wigmore

I have been hesitating to write this post for some time now. I certainly didn’t want to publish it before Halloween lest I rain on somebody’s parade. Don’t get me wrong, I love Halloween. Especially now that I have children, it’s even more special. My only issue lies with the candy part of it. I know, it’s candy, it’s not meant to be healthy. But have you looked at exactly what the candy of today is made with? It’s beyond my comprehension that this is what we give our children … as a treat …  and in copious amounts to boot. What message are we sending out?

This year, as in the past, I bartered most of what was collected for homemade candy and cookies.til ka ladoo with tahini | conifères et feuillus food blog

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